Seasoned AI/ML consultant | AI/ML Projects | SaaS strategy & IP


Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) from New York University
Aug 1998 – Dec 2003
Focus: Theoretical Physics

Master of Science (MS) from New York University
Aug 1998 – May 2001
Focus: Computational Physics

Bachelor of Arts (BA) from University of Northern Colorado
Aug 1993 – Dec 1997
Focus: Physics with Engineering Emphasis

Work Experience

Principal Consultant at East Village Machine Learning 
Feb 2021 

  • Specializing in helping startups find or realize their vision in AI, ML and Data Science
  • Prioritizing pragmatic, feasibility-first approach of ML Prototypes or PoCs with your data • Developing and managing client IP Generation and Strategy.
  • Serving as Interim Chief Data Scientist, Chief Data Officer, Chief Research Officer, or Chief Analytics Officer.

Head of Artificial Intelligence at Cloopt
Jul 2020  – Jan 2021

  • Headed all discovery and application of novel AI methods to optimize social and emotional learning (SEL) and to close the engagement loop between parent, child and teachers.
  • Strategic creation and management of new AI features, functionalities and associated intellectual property.
  • Development of technical data science product road map, stakeholder management AI go to market posturing.

Vice President of Data Science at PointPredictive 
Oct 2020  – Dec 2020

  • Responsible for leading the data science team through improving custom, in-house AI fraud predictions–serving the automotive, retail, and mortgage spaces.
  • Charged with R&D culminating in innovative products and features involving cutting-edge ML/AI methods within scalable practices and architectures.
  • Responsible with managing and aggressively expanding IP portfolio.

Director of Artificial Intelligence at ClickFox dba BryterCX 
May 2018  – Apr 2020

  • Provided coherent vision and direction to BryterCX Research/Data Science efforts—in alignment with the Product organization.
  • Built and managed first-rate team of data scientists, machine learning engineers, and full-stack/backend software developers.
  • Produced AI/ML products in areas ranging from unsupervised noise reduction to trained NN approaches. Advanced features and products from concept to prototype through beta and production.
About Me

AI/Machine Learning consultant with multiple patents specializing in early-stage software startups and net-new AI/ML products and features.

With decades of expertise in advanced R&D innovation, machine learning, project management, personnel/product development, and intellectual property strategy, I possess the rare skills needed to overcome barriers to success. By blending great planning, hard work, and the art form of complex problem solving, I provide near term accelerated results—consistent with your long-term vision. 
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Project Categories

  • Due Diligence
  • Interim Executive – IT
  • Value Creation Strategy
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Transformation Project Management
  • Digital Transformation Roadmapping
  • Software Implementation
  • Technology Assessment
  • Technology Implementation Project Management
  • Business Impact Analysis
  • Data Science & Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Big Data & Analytics Project Management

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